Intellasia East Asia News – CA confirms Bersamin, Diokno

Intellasia East Asia News - CA confirms Bersamin, …

Two of President Marcos’ most important appointees Executive Secretary Lucas Bersamin and Finance Secretary Benjamin Diokno earned yesterday the nod of the Commission on Appointments (CA). The CA’s confirmation of Bersamin, a former chief justice, is much awaited since he holds the position referred to as the “little president” and primus inter pares among Cabinet secretaries. Also given much weight by Malacanang is the confirmation of Diokno,...

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Intellasia East Asia News – GT Capital profit rises 72pct from January to September

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GT Capital Holdings Inc. reported a net income of P15 billion from January to September, up 72 percent year-on-year. It is the holding company of the Ty Group, which has investments in banking, real estate, automotive, insurance and tollways and infrastructure. Core net income grew by 41 percent to P11.3 billion during the period, driven by net income contributions from Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company (Metrobank) at P23.4 billion; Toyota...

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Intellasia East Asia News – Marcos: No rush to name health, defense chiefs; OICs doing well

Intellasia East Asia News - Marcos: No rush to nam …

President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is pleased with the performance of the officers-in-charge of the health and defense departments and sees no need to appoint secretaries of those departments yet. The chief executive disclosed this Thursday morning in a chance interview with reporters on the sidelines of the Kadiwa ng Pasko caravan in Quezon City. The president has still not appointed chiefs to lead the departments months after his...

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2022 Bar Exams to push through as scheduled in November

2022 Bar Exams to push through as scheduled in Nov …

SC spokesperson Brian Keith Hosaka says the expected number of takers decreased from 10,075 to 9,916 MANILA, Philippines – Supreme Court (SC) spokesperson Brian Keith Hosaka said on Tuesday, November 1, that 2022 Bar Exams will push through as originally scheduled. “Per SC Spokesperson, Atty. Brian Hosaka: The 2022 Bar Exams will proceed on November 9, 13, 16, and 20 as originally scheduled and announced in Bar Bulletin No. 6, S. 2022,” the...

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Intellasia East Asia News – Entry of new subvariants a matter of time OCTA

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New COVID-19 cases may again spike as it is only a matter of time before new Omicron subvariants enter the country, according to a member of the OCTA Research group. “So far, we don’t have any data that the new subvariants already entered [the country]. But I think it’s just a matter of time. Maybe it’s just in time for Christmas again, it may affect our holidays,” OCTA fellow Guido David said in a mix of Filipino and English during an...

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Intellasia East Asia News – Marcos seeks partnership with France on nuclear energy

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President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. said he sought a partnership with France on nuclear energy during a bilateral meeting with French President Emannuel Macron at the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Thailand. “I’m very confident that it will be a strong partnership simply because they have up to 67 percent of their power production is from nuclear energy so they are very, very used to it,” Marcos said, according to a...

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